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Heijokyu Ruins, Nara

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Step back in time at Heijokyu Ruins, an ancient Japanese capital from the Nara period and the first historical attraction in Japan declared a World Heritage Site. In 710, the capital, modeled on the capital of Chinese Tang Dynasty, was established around present-day Nara. Covered by rice fields for centuries, the settlement was rediscovered in the late 1990s. The palace, once the center of the city, houses the imperial residence, the hall for national ceremonies, and bureaucratic offices. The site also features two gates, a history museum, and an exhibit hall with thousands of archaeological items on display. Arrange to visit Heijokyu Ruins and other attractions in Nara using our Nara sightseeing tool .
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  • The Palace's sprawling fields and fresh. May go far away from the Center, so if you are free, but the more time as long as those without.
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  • I went because I heard it became pretty. That's walking on foot because it's widely scattered will be deprived of the chance. Is great for any bicycle rental places in can all say after 10 years.
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  • I just restored is really more big, where size was responsible for matsrigotogot and Bar Mitzvahs, in the center of the political! Heijo-Kyo was influenced by Tang and Silla, feel something similar to it, still can't beat Korea Gyeongbokgung Palace and I Kyoto itself is very large but this Suzaku-but only in the center of the width is 78 meters it was from That suggests there was flourishing no matter how large or how-I also go back but not recommended place! You can see the suzakumon is impossible but put the emperor sat at the MIYAUCHI locations, such as
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